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Accidents abroad conference 2018

APIL’s third accidents abroad conference will take place at the luxury 5* Grange City Hotel, London

The packed one-day programme will see leading and specialist practitioners bringing you up-to-date in the latest and most recent developments on cross-border and international claims.

Please see the conference flyer for the full programme.

Plenary sessions include:

Jurisdiction in cross-border personal injury: England & Wales

  • Speakers: Sarah Crowther QC, Barrister, Outer Temple Chambers, London
  • Will Young, Barrister, Outer Temple Chambers, London

Package travel reform – The new regulations

  • Speaker: Alex Carington, Barrister, 12 King's Bench Walk, London

David vs Goliath: Helping holidaymakers to take on tour operators when things go wrong

  • Speaker: Jatinder Paul, Associate Solicitor, Irwin Mitchell, Birmingham

X v Kuoni: Does this decision mark the ‘death’ of package travel personal injury law?

  • Speaker: Matthew Chapman QC, Barrister, 1 Chancery Lane, London

Driverless cars and drones – An international legal dilemma for modern technological times?

  • Speakers: James Beeton, Barrister, 12KBW, London
  • Julian Chamberlayne, Head of International Injury, Stewarts, London
  • Neil Ingram, Head of Motor Product Management, Direct Line Group, Bromley

Compative panel sessions and case studies - Jurisdiction and applicable law:

Panel sessions*:

  • Jurisdiction: England vs. The Continent
  • Applicable law on liability
  • Quantum – a focus on future losses

Panel sessions chaired by:

Alberto Cedillo, Co-ordinator of APIL’s International SIG, Alberto Perez Cedillo Spanish Lawyers and Solicitors Limited, London

Panel members:
Spain: Alberto Cedillo, Alberto Perez Cedillo Spanish Lawyers and Solicitors Limited, London
David Sanchez Almagro, Estudio Jurídico Almagro S.L.P, Madrid

England & Wales: Katherine Allen, Hugh James Solicitors, London
Paul McClorry, Hudgell Solicitors, Leeds

France: Thomas Ricard, JP Karsenty & Associés, Paris
Valerie Augros, Avocat à la Cour, Paris

Italy: Claudio Ceriani, SCF Studio Legale, Milan
Paola Voghera, SCF Studio Legale, Milan


Corporate accredited firm: £205 + VAT
APIL member: £240 + VAT
Non-member: £355 + VAT

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